Carolyn Morgan

Carolyn is a Partner with Harper Macleod LLP, handling a broad range of civil and commercial disputes within the Dispute Resolution team.

She is qualified to practise and represent clients in courts in Scotland as well as England and Wales.

As well as having the expertise to deal with contractual disputes, Carolyn specialises in property litigation claims, e.g. dilapidations, refusal of landlord's consent and disputed rent reviews. She has handled complex interdict and breach of interdict actions, contamination of land disputes, issues relating to recovery of heritable property, access rights and the removal of undesirables from property, as well as general landlord and tenant disputes. She also deals with cases involving neighbour disputes, boundary and title condition issues, as well as nuisance and breach of missives.

Carolyn also provides advice to executors, potential claimants and beneficiaries with the aim of ensuring that any challenge to a will can be resolved quickly, as well as being involved in court actions for the appointment of a financial and /or welfare guardian.

Carolyn has an interest in sports law and sits on the Board as Honorary Legal Adviser to Commonwealth Games Scotland. She is responsible for providing advice on legal and constitutional issues to the Board of CGS, in relation to selection, preparation and management of Scotland's team for the main games and the Commonwealth Youth Games. Carolyn is also Chairperson of the Conduct in Sport Panel for Scottish Gymnastics Association.
Contributed to


Judicial review—pre-action considerations and procedure—Scotland [Archived]
Practice notes

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived is not maintained. This Practice Note outlines the key procedural stages and rules for judicial review in Scotland. It also sets out key preliminary and pre-action considerations, such as alternatives, standing and time limits.

Judicial review—what it is and when it can be used—Scotland [Archived]
Practice notes

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived is not maintained. This Practice Note outlines the definition and scope of judicial review in Scotland, providing introductory guidance to Scottish judicial review claims. It considers key preliminary and pre-action issues, such as who and what can be challenged and by whom, the grounds for bringing a claim, the remedies that can be sought and when judicial review should and should not be used.

Other work

Procedural stages of judicial review―Scotland―checklist [Archived]

ARCHIVED: This Checklist has been archived is not maintained. This Checklist sets out the key procedural stages and time limits for judicial review proceedings in Scotland, in accordance with Chapter 58 of the Court of Session Rules.

Practice areas


  • B.Acc
  • LLB Dip LP NP


  • Property Litigation Association


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